Akademski stupanj
doktor znanosti
Zvanje
Redoviti profesor u trajnom zvanju
Organizacijska jedinica
Odsjek za arheologiju
Konzultacije
četvrtak, 14:00-16:00
Soba
Fond 9
Telefon
6060782
E-mail
ikaravan@ffzg.hr

PERSONAL INFORMATIONS


Name and surname Ivor Karavanić
Academic title PhD
Year and institution
of PhD obtained 1999. University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Address Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, I. Lučića 3, HR-10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
Phone +385 1 6060 782
Fax +385 1 6159 782
E-mail ikaravan@ffzg.hr
Personal web page ffzg.hr/arheo
Citizenship Croatian
Date and place of birth June 27, 1965, Zagreb


RESEARCH INTEREST

Paleolithic Archaeology, Prehistoric knapped stone industries, Human Evolution, Stone Age Religions. Main research interest is concerned with adaptation of the Middle and Upper Paleolithic hunters and gatherers in Central Europe and Mediterranean, with the focus on their lithic industries.


EMPLOYMENT



Date (from – until) 2010.- PRESENT
Institution Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Position Full Professor
Work field Archaeology

Date (from – until) December 2011.- September 2012.
Institution Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Position Associate Dean
Work field Finances

Date (from – until) 2005. –2010.
Institution Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Position Associate Professor
Work field Archaeology

Date (from – until) 2005. – 2007.
Institution Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Position Head of Department of Archaeology
Work field Administrative work

Date (from – until) 2001. – 2005.
Institution Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Position Assistant Professor
Work field Archaeology

Date (from – until) 1991. – 2001.
Institution Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Position Assistant and Senior Assistant
Work field Archaeology




EDUCATION

Date 1999.
Place Zagreb
Institution University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title of qualification awarded PhD in Archaeology

Date 1993.
Place Zagreb
Institution University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title of qualification awarded MA in Archaeology

Date 1991.
Place Zagreb
Institution University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Title of qualification awarded BA in Archaeology

TRAINING

Year 1993
Place Ljubljana
Institution University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology
Subject and skills covered Spatial and Landscape Studies in Archaeology


Year 1993
Place Sophia Antipolis, Valbonne
Institution Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Subject and skills covered Experimentation in Lithic Technology



LANGUAGES

MOTHER TONGUE Croatian

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Speaking X
Writing X
Reading X

FRENCH LANGUAGE

Speaking X
Writing
Reading X



ITALIAN LANGUAGE

Speaking
Writing
Reading X

ALMOST ALL SLAVIC LANGUAGES

Speaking
Writing
Reading X


RESEARCH PROJECTS

2013/14. Srednji paleolitik Dugog otoka – kopneno i podvodno rekognosciranje/Middle Paleolithic of island Dugi – land and underwatrer survey. University of Zagreb.

2013 – 2015. Late Mousterian in the eastern Adriatic – towards understanding of late Neanderthals identity and their demise. Croatian Science Foundation.

2012/13. Od stijene do riječi – izgradnja hrvatskog strukovnog nazivlja za kameno doba (Croatian terminological project - Stone Age). Croatian Science Foundation.

2007 - 2012. Flint materials, technology and adaptation in Stone Age Croatia. Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.

2006 – 2012. Excavations of Zala Cave. Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia.

2008, 2010. – 2014. Kaštal Štafilić, Underwater Paleolithic site. Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia.

2006. Bisko, Zemunica Cave – rescue excavation. Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia.

2005. – 2007. Comparaison des comportements techniques et de subsistance des néandertaliens et des Homo sapiens en Croatie et en France (transition Paléolithique moyen/Paléolithique supérieur) (with M. Patou Mathis). EGIDE, Service Recherches et Enterprises and Ministry of Sciences, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia. Bilateral project - COGITO.

2004. – 2006. Flint Materials in stone age Croatia. Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.

2001. The Middle Paleolithic archaeological research in Dalmatia (with F. H. Smith), Croatia. Grant #7002-01. National Geographic Society.

1997.-1999. Cultural adaptation of Neandertals from Mujina pećina (130798). Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia.


TEACHING

Graduate courses at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb:
2008 – PRESENT Lithic analysis
Archaeology of Neandertals and early modern humans
Transition from Middle to Upper Paleolithic (seminar)
Beginnings of symbolism and art
Symbolism and art in the Paleolithic (seminar)

2008 - 2009 Theoretical Archaeology

Undergraduate courses at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb:
2005/06 Paleolithic hunters-gatherers
2005/06 Paleolithic and Mesolithic of Croatia (seminar)
1994/95 – 2004/05 Introduction in Prehistoric Archaeology (Paleolithic)
1995/96 - 2004/05 Seminar In Prehistoric Archaeology 1 – Paleolithic
2001/02 – 2004/05 Overview of European Paleolithic
2001/02 – 2004/05 Workshop in Lithic Analyses

Undergraduate cours at Faculty of Philosophy of the Society of Jesus, Zagreb:
2005/06 Beginnings of religion in Paleolithic
2006/07, 2008/09 – 2013/14 Symbolism and religions in Paleolithic

Undergraduate cours at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina):
2010/11 – PRESENT Paleolithic and Mesolithic

Mentor at undregraduate, graduate and doctoral levels at the University of Zagreb.

VISITS TO FOREIGN RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

1995. Bours de Gouvernement de la République français. Institut du Quaternaire, Université de Bordeaux I, Talence. Duration of the fellowship: 2 months.

1995. Research visit to Muséum National d'Prehistoire, Les Eyzies de Tayac as French Government Fellow. Duration of stay: about 10 days.

1995. Constantin-Jireček Stipendienfonds. Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte der Universität Wien; Naturhistorisches Museum Wien. Duration of the fellowship: 2 weeks.

1996. Visiting Professorship (Maitre de conférences), Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Institut de Paléontologie Humaine, Paris. Duration of the stay : 25 days.

1996./97. Fulbright Predoctoral Research (United States Information Agency & Institute of International Education). Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Duration of the fellowship: 10 months.

1996. Visit to Southern Methodist University, Department of Anthropology as Fulbright Fellow. Duration of visit: two days.

1997. Visit to the University of Michigan, Department of Anthropology as Fulbright Fellow. Duration of visit: about two weeks.

1997. Visit to Northern Illinois University, Department of Anthropology as Fulbright Fellow. Duration of visit: about three weeks.

1997. Visit to the University of Kansas, Department of Anthropology as Fulbright Fellow. Duration of visit: five days.

2001. Bours de Gouvernement de la République français. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (Institut de Paléontologie Humaine; Musée de l'Homme). Duration of the fellowship: 1 month.

2006. Research visit to Institut de Paléontologie Humaine, Paris as researcher and codirector of bilateral project.

2008. Research visit to Hungarian National Museum in Budapest.

2008. Professional visit to Loyola University, Chicago and the University of Wyoming (research collaboration with Fred H. Smith and James C. M. Ahern).

2010. Visiting Professorship at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology. CEEPUS II – Teaching Staff Mobility Grant. Duration of the stay: 1 week.

2010. Visiting Professorship at Jagiellonian University, Institute of Archaeology, Krakow (International collaboration between University of Zagreb and Jagiellonian University). Duration of the stay : 5 days.


PRESENTATIONS

More than 20 conference papers and 8 posters (authored or coauthored), more than 20 professional and popular public lectures, 6 professional exhibitions (authored or coauthored).


AWARDS

2006. Plaquette of Zagreb City.
2006. Medal of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2010. Croatian Archaeological Society annual award „Josip Brušmid” (with I. Janković)
2010. Croatian Anthropological Society annual award „Dragutin Gorjanović Kramberger” (with I. Janković)
2014. Personal Award of Kaštela City


MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND BODIES

Society for American Archaeology
National INQUA commity (for Croaitia)
UISPP Upper Paleolithic Commission
Reviews in Anthropology editorial board
Permanent board for Humanities of Croatian Science Foundation

Članstva u profesionalnim udruženjima, stručnim i građanskim udrugama i javnim tijelima
  • Society for American Archaeology (redovni član)
  • UISPP Upper Paleolithic Comission (redoviti član)
Članstva u organizacijskim odborima skupova
  • 2015. Prehistoric hunter-gatherers and farmers in the Adriatic and neighbouring regions , Muzej grada Kaštela, Filozofski fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (međunarodni, znanstveni)
Uredništva u časopisima
  • Reviews in Anthropology, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (Član uredničkog odbora)
  • Reviews in Anthropology, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (Član uredničkog odbora)
  • Reviews in Anthropology, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (Član uredničkog odbora)
  • Reviews in Anthropology, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (Član uredničkog odbora)
  • Reviews in Anthropology, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (Član uredničkog odbora)
Nagrade i priznanja
  • 2014. Osobna nagrada grada Kaštela za 2013. godinu
  • 2010. Godišnja nagrada «Dragutin Gorjanović-Kramberger» Hrvatskoga antropološkog društva (s I. Jankovićem)
  • 2010. Godišnja nagrada «Josip Brunšmid» Hrvatskoga arheološkog društva (s I. Jankovićem)
  • 2006. Plaketa grada Zagreba
  • 2006. Medalja Filozofskog fakulteta Sveučilišta u Zagrebu

Opis znanstvene djelatnosti
vidjeti životopis